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78118 Bharat (2002 NT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1892383621435743 3.6623e-08  
a 2.599851197278306 1.1861e-08 au
q 2.107859614888349 9.6312e-08 au
i 16.78760168340779 4.6364e-06 deg
node 190.6481500574731 1.6403e-05 deg
peri 218.1000210908961 2.1815e-05 deg
M 39.64895146654437 1.552e-05 deg
tp 2459031.863969637475
(2020-Jul-01.36396964)
6.5529e-05 TDB
period 1531.162078314604
4.19
1.0478e-05
2.869e-08
d
yr
n .2351155407377009 1.6089e-09 deg/d
Q 3.091842779668263 1.4105e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1159  
   data-arc span      11128 days (30.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-11  
   last obs. used      2021-02-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49506  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:35:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13645 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40369 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.91   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 5.423 km 0.203 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.079   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78118 Bharat           Discovered 2002 July 4 by V. Reddy at the Goodricke-Pigott Observatory.
Bharat is the native name of India and derives from the wise and pious king Bharata of ancient Hindu mythology. India is the motherland of the discoverer.
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Reference: 20040713/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-14
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